Georgia`s Foreign minister Davit Bakradze has responded to his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov`s statements, made referring Georgia`s and Ukraine`s aspirations towards the NATO, according to Georgian Times.

Bakradze evaluated Lavrov`s statements as `an international blackmail`.

Bakradze said that Lavrov had once again proved that the Russian Federation had done everything for preventing Georgia`s and Ukraine`s further integration into the NATO and to become the summit unsuccessful for those countries.